Andrew Black cements deal with Renault after positive trial19 February 2016
Scottish operator Andrew Black Haulage and Storage has taken delivery of its first Renault vehicle, a 44-tonne Range T.
Supplied by dealer Renault Trucks Scotland, the North Berwick-based haulier’s new addition is a Range T520.26 6x2 mid-lift steer and was selected after a successful one-week trial.
It joins Andrew Black’s 25-strong mixed fleet and will deliver cement products to building sites and merchants in the East of England and across Scotland.
“We’ve not used Renault Trucks before, but I was looking for a replacement vehicle... We had a demonstrator in for a week which returned good fuel figures and the driver feedback was positive – the cab had all the equipment and gizmos, and we particularly liked the built-in sat nav system,” says director Andrew Black.
The additional lure of a one-year trial of Optifleet clinched the deal, he adds: “This online fleet management solution allows us to monitor the vehicle’s and driver’s performance, and helps us to manage our business in real time and reduce operating costs.”
Renault Trucks UK Ltd
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